Marvel Cinematic Universe spoiler-heavy speculation thread

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by bbjeg, Apr 6, 2014.

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What grade would you give the Marvel Cinematic Universe? (Ever-Changing Question)

  1. A+

    18.1%
  2. A

    26.9%
  3. A-

    14.6%
  4. B+

    7.6%
  5. B

    14.0%
  6. B-

    2.9%
  7. C+

    3.5%
  8. C

    4.7%
  9. C-

    2.9%
  10. D+

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. D

    0.6%
  12. D-

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  13. F

    4.1%
  1. MikHutch

    MikHutch Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I'm not especially familiar with Sentry either. He has another personality called the void
     
  2. JoeZhang

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    I guess the thunderbolts have to take him down.
     
  3. MikHutch

    MikHutch Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Not with that underwhelming team
     
  4. Mr. Adventure

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    Maybe they have a supply of Sentrinium.
     
  5. MikHutch

    MikHutch Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Is that his Kryptonite?
     
  6. Mr. Adventure

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    For the sake of the joke, yes...
     
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  7. MikHutch

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    Ohh lol
     
  8. Grendelsbayne

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    Sentry is basically 'What if Superman had his heart in the right place but was also a really mentally fragile person who is incredibly easy to manipulate and happens to have an evil alternate personality that loves to 'balance out' any good that Sentry has done recently by killing tons of people.' Also the only thing that can keep him reasonably centered is his wife which is unfortunate since she ultimately tries to kill him because she's so terrified of his instability.

    Steven Yeun is a great actor - based on his work on The Walking Dead and Minari, which is what I've seen him in. Sentry would be a different kind of character for him, but I think he has good range. And I think TWD proved he can do well as a man pushed to extreme situations and in deep emotional pain, as well as that he has the charisma to make the audience really care and want things to turn out well for him. And both TWD and Minari show he can do a great romantic relationship, though Sentry's marriage is way less happy and healthy. I'd say he's got most of the ingredients already and I expect he should easily be able to fill in the gaps and bring everything together for a good performance.
     
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  9. MikHutch

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    His power set is akin to superman's?
     
  10. Grendelsbayne

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    Very similar. He's one of the most powerful characters in the Marvel universe. When his head is in the game, anyway. When it isn't he tends to fall apart or run away or accidentally let The Void take over.
     
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  11. MikHutch

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    Does the Void have the same powers?
     
  12. Grendelsbayne

    Grendelsbayne Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I believe so, yeah.
     
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  13. MikHutch

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    Well, his powers seem basic, but if his personality is interesting, it can work

    Any specific comics I should check out?
     
  14. FreezeC77

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    Pretty much... Super strength/speed, invulnerable... Can fly including through space... Can fire energy blasts from his hands... Has super hearing that can hear anything happening on the entire planet if he focuses.

    I'm not sure about x-ray vision. He also has telepathic abilities that are some of the best of any other powered character with them on the Earth.

    Pretty much a ridiculously overpowered character TBH.
     
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  15. MikHutch

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    Telepathy? Damn

    Tbh I like telepathy and think thre Avengers could use it more instead of flying and punching and lasers most of the time
     
  16. Grendelsbayne

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    Actually reading up a little it sounds like Sentry is basically borderline omnipotent. The Superman power level most often shown is apparently him (subconsciously?) holding back. And The Void apparently doesn't always hold back as much
     
  17. MikHutch

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    The void is the bad guy, though, right?
     
  18. Grendelsbayne

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    I mainly know him from Thunderbolts and Dark Avengers during the Dark Reign period.

    He first appeared in his own miniseries, though, and was later brought back to be a member of the New Avengers and then the Mighty Avengers before he wound up working for Osbourne.

    Yes.
     
  19. MikHutch

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    I read some t bolts but not the one with him
     
  20. Grendelsbayne

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    I don't remember how often he was in Thunderbolts. He was only ever a member of Osbourne's Avengers but during most of the dark reign era Thunderbolts and Dark Avengers were basically one story spread across two books with people popping back and forth.
     
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